17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Passing on tradition

Taken at a place called Madom where ages old tradition is passed on to the next generation. This is hundreds and years aged traditional school where reside with kids from the age of 5 reside with their teachers and learn rituals and tantric prayers until they come of age. They live these years separated from their home but parents are allowed to visit once a week.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Kerala, India
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Neelima Azad